Prolegomena to the Study of an Early Wood Bodhisatva from the Himalayas

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Figure 6: Bodhisatva Avalokiteshvara
Nepal or Tibet (by Newar artist)
(C-14 dating 95% probability 430-650 CE), Stylistically 550-600CE.

Rear view.
Roncoroni Collection.
Photo: courtesy Chino Roncoroni.

Detail: Back of head